Simphiwe Ngema and Tino Chinyani were one of Mzansi’s cutest celebrity couples until they announced their split in September 2021. Although they never mentioned the reason for their sudden separation, it was rumored that the hunk model fathered another child with a South African actress.
With Simphiwe and Tino being spotted together on romantic dates after their breakup announcement, many now think their breakup is a publicity stunt.
When Did Simphiwe and Tino Start Dating?
Tino Chinyani and Simphiwe Ngema love to keep their love life private. As a result, it’s unknown when the two public figures started dating. Nevertheless, some reports had it that they initiated their romantic relationship in the year 2019. Later in the next year, precisely in August 2020, the bubbly actress and her heartthrob made their relationship public in an individual Instagram post about them expecting a son.
The news got Mzansi in a frenzy as no one saw it coming. Tino and Simphiwe did a terrific job of concealing the love and affection they have for each other from the public. Soon after the announcement, the love birds emerged as one of the most loved celebrity couples in the country. While many were happy with the relationship, some naysayers were critical of the fact that Simphiwe Ngema is 5 years older than her man.
The Two Welcomed a Child Together in June 2020
Simphiwe Ngema shared photoshoots of her baby bump on Instagram in August 2020. In the post, the Soweto-born was grateful to God for wiping away her tears and giving her joy in abundance by bringing Tino into her life. She was happy to have found love again after tragically losing her husband, Dumi Masilela in 2017.
Furthermore, the former Muvhango actress thanked her bae for bringing hope and purpose to her life. She was also grateful to him for teaching her how to love again and for the beautiful gift of their son. Tino Chinyani, on the other hand, was also full of praise for his partner. He thanked God for blessing him with the actress and was also grateful to her for gifting him with a precious seed.
He then moved on to promise to always love, care and be there for her and their child. Meanwhile, the cute couple had their son, Tiyani Kemorena Michael Chinyani, on June 23rd, 2020, and kept it under wraps. When Tiyani turned one the next year, the two hosted a glamorous birthday party for him. His dedication was also a high-end event organized by Nono Events.
Why Did Tino and Simphiwe Break Up?
A few days after the media personalities gushed about each other in emotional birthday posts on IG, Simphiwe Ngema shook Mzansi with the news of her breakup from Tino in a loving Instagram post. She captioned it, “An end to a beautiful love story.” She then moved on call their romantic journey, one of the greatest experiences of her life.
Though she referred to themselves as two people fighting all the odds to be together, she was grateful for getting the opportunity to love again, live again, and feel again. She stated that they would endeavor to be great parents to their son and then ended the post by telling Tino that she would love him forever and always. After keeping silent for a while, Tino Chinyani later commented on the breakup announcement.
Tino is the father of Zenande Mfenyane daughter (allegedly ) I saw the break up coming .
— MaNkomo | MamNtungwa | Golela | MaYegwane (@Dlula_B) September 12, 2021
He said that Simphiwe is a loving person and an angel in a human form. He then advised young parents not to make co-parenting difficult for each other. Soon after the news of their split made the rounds, some tweeps alleged that Simphiwe and Tino’s affair crashed because of the model fathering a daughter with actress Zenande Mfeyane. The two media personalities never commented on the rumor.
Did Simphiwe Ngema and Tino Get Back Together?
Into yabantu abanini ayingenywa 😂 pic.twitter.com/Ckn8zkbxHS
— The Lord Of The Wings( Lisa) Arsenal Biggest Fan🏐 (@WhyUfikelate) November 22, 2022
In November 2022, it was speculated that Tino Chinyani and Simphiwe Ngema had rekindled their romance. The rumors were sparked by the pictures the two shared on their individual Instagram accounts. On one occasion, they were spotted on a romantic date. In another event, they were seen chilling off in a swimming pool, and Simphiwe’s feet were seen resting on Tino’s chest.
More so, the couple reportedly went on a spa date together. Despite the news of their reunion spreading like wildfire, Simphiwe and her Zimbabwean baby daddy are yet to confirm or debunk the rumor.